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I never played GRID, but I find myself wondering why can't games like this be cross-platform. I sorta understand for FPS's- It's tough for a controller to compete fairly with keyboard/mouse setup but I would imagine this is much less significant in a racing game.
I've always wondered this. Especially when you look at games like Dirt2 and Dirt3 with the windows live integration. I suspect it has to do with the different cpu architectures and lack of dedicated servers in the console world. i'd imagine you would need dedicated servers to act as the "bridges" between the two.
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You serious? GRID is much better than the vast majority of racing titles out there, not that I'm a giant fan of racing games in general.

Oh well, at least there's still LAN.
I don't think it was anything special. It had cool crashes but I personally don't play racing games to crash. The handling of the cars was really bad.
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Drifting wasn't bad though.
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Drifting wasn't bad though.
It was to easy I find it impossible to get less that 1M points
    
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I don't think it was anything special. It had cool crashes but I personally don't play racing games to crash. The handling of the cars was really bad.
This is exactly my opinion of it. The crashes were awesome, but the cars were awful to control.
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This is exactly my opinion of it. The crashes were awesome, but the cars were awful to control.
Yeah, +1. After playing some more realistic games for a while (iRacing, heck even GT5), it was really hard to go back to GRID/DiRT. Everything just felt so laggy and unresponsive.
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Well, damn.

I'm surprised this hasn't gotten more attention. I know quite a few people on OCN who play(ed) GRID.

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It was to easy I find it impossible to get less that 1M points
I actually found drifting to be pretty challenging with all of the assists off, especially when not using the AE86. The Charger and the GTO were particularly bad offenders.
    
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LOL Grid was on sale for $5 on Steam just last week

...I almost bought it thinking I'd like to try a racing game, but I bought Civ V for $17 instead
I personally played the Demo and I didn't like it very much, but just last week it was on sale on Steam, and all the profits were going to charity. It's all nice for them to do so, but shutting down the servers less than a week after is kind of borderline not only distasteful, but also misleading to the buyers.

The sale was until thursday last week. I imagine how some of the buyers felt after part of the game stopped working 4 days after they bought it.
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Codemasters didn't give a flying monkey for PC GRID since day one
Edited by iZZ - 7/25/11 at 3:37pm
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I spent almost 50h in Grid MP.
I've spent over 300h in SAMP, 50h is nothing for multiplayer.
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